Best freBDS 64bit version or fork for ~2001-2002 DEC Aplha?

Thomas Mueller mueller6724 at
Thu Mar 17 08:36:39 UTC 2016

> I recently revived my DEC PWS600au here at home (from 1997). It ran FreeBSD
> when I got it some 12 years ago but now I've installed NetBSD on it. FreeBSD
> on alpha is tier 2 now. I haven't tried X on it yet though.

> Marco

No longer tier 2, FreeBSD on Alpha is long discontinued, as of v7.

So you are better off with NetBSD, and pkgsrc is still supported. 


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